Amsterdam is a popular destination all year, regardless of the weather. The information below provides guidelines as to what you can expect at what time of year.
Amsterdam's climate is extremely changeable. January and February are cold, with summer humid.
The city hosts major arts, music, and other festivals throughout the year which are well worth planning a city break around.
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Called Nationale Feestdagen in Dutch, they are as follows:
New Year's Day 1 Jan.
Easter Sunday and Monday.
Koningsdag (King's Day).
Remembrance Day 4 May.
Liberation Day 5 May.
Whit (Pentecost) Sunday and Monday.
Christmas Day 25 Dec.
Boxing Day 26 Dec.
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